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    • Chinese

    百万朝鲜人在日本沦为二等公民,终于被揭露出来了

    China
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    DEC 24, 2017
    路读君就为大家介绍一位来自韩国的移民作家,看看在她的笔下,这种带有双重性的写作又会如何被展开。她,就是仅出过两本小说、就入围美国国家图书奖的李敏金(Min Jin Lee)。
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    What Writers Can Take Away From the Bible

    U.S.A.
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    DEC 20, 2017
    For Min Jin Lee, the author of Pachinko, writing a novel is a nearly god-like act of creation, a way to preside over a small universe that authors fashion in the image of their beliefs. In a conversation for this series, she explained why her commitment to third-person “omniscient” narration is not...
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    "NPR’s Book Concierge Our Guide To 2017’s Great Reads"

    U.S.A.
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    December, 2017
    HUMAN ACTS by Han Kang and PACHINKO by Min Jin Lee included in NPR's "Best Books of 2017" by NPR
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    The 10 Best Books of 2017

    U.S.A.
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    NOV. 30, 2017
    The New York Times Book Review selects Min Jin Lee's PACHINKO as oneof the 10 Best Books of 2017!
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    The fiction that got me through 2017

    U.S.A.
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    DEC 12, 2017
    I made a list of the books that helped me better understand the news and newsmakers of 2017. Only one was actually published this year. The others are works I read in the past but whose lessons and characters lingered. I returned to them as if they were old friends and sought counsel on how we got...
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    Home but Not Home: Four Generations of an Ethnic Korean Family in Japan

    U.S.A.
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    FEB 02, 2017
    “Pachinko” chronicles four generations of an ethnic Korean family, first in Japanese-occupied Korea in the early 20th century, then in Japan itself from the years before World War II to the late 1980s. The novel opens with an arranged marriage in Yeongdo, a fishing village at the southern tip of...
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    Min Jin Lee, in Hong Kong, talks about her hit novel Pachinko, learning from wise people, and yearning for Korean recognition

    Hong Kong
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    NOV 13, 2017
    Min Jin Lee is having a good day in Hong Kong. It’s the Korean American writer’s birthday and she has just stepped off a flight from New York. She has the happy glow of someone who has been nominated for a top literary prize. During her talk in Hong Kong, she recalls growing up speechless and...
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    Book review: National Book Awards finalist ‘Pachinko’ a compelling multi-generational tale

    U.S.A.
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    NOV 12, 2017
    The novel opens in Korea, but is set mainly in Japan and centers on the unfolding generations descended from a couple who emigrate from Korea to Osaka, Japan. There’s a reason that “Pachinko” caught the attention of the awards committee: alongside a story that’s engrossing in purely human terms, “...
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    Free Food for Millionaires

    U.S.A.
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    2017
    / Literature - English and American literatures - Fiction
    The Times (London) Top Ten Books of the Year The nationally bestselling, "ambitious and compulsively readable" (San Francisco Chronicle) American story of class, society and identity. The daughter of...

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